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Tuesday, 8 February 2005

Now, be good and brush those teeth!

A research team at Columbia University has found that people with gum disease are more likely to develop atherosclerosis - a narrowing of blood vessels - a condition which can precede a stroke or heart attack. It's good to know that my obsessiveness about oral hygiene, apart from making me feel better about myself, may actually be doing me real good.

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